Occupying an impressive 1195662.12 square meters of area, the museum will sprawl across the North and South blocks, symbolizing the essence of India’s rich history and diverse heritage.
Comprising a remarkable 950 rooms spread over three storeys and a basement, this mammoth museum is envisioned to narrate the captivating story of India spanning a staggering 5,000 years. The museum’s concept revolves around eight thematic segments, each meticulously crafted to showcase different periods of India’s fascinating journey.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the grandeur of the Yuge Yugeen Bharat National Museum on International Museum Day, celebrated on May 18. The occasion was marked by the launch of a virtual walkthrough of the museum, providing a glimpse into its magnificent galleries and lush gardens, captivating the imagination of visitors. The momentous inauguration took place during a three-day International Museum Expo at Pragati Maidan, Delhi. Simultaneously, PM Modi also graced the unveiling of the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) complex, a masterpiece developed at a cost of approximately Rs 2,700 crore, sprawling across a vast campus area of about 123 acres, now christened Bharat Mandapam.
Beyond a mere display of history, the Yuge Yugeen Bharat National Museum is envisioned to present a forward-looking perspective, portraying India’s journey into the future with hope and determination. The virtual walkthrough offers a compelling glimpse into the captivating world of the museum, creating an eager anticipation for its completion. With an unparalleled blend of culture, heritage, and knowledge, this monumental project aims to be a beacon of pride for India and a cherished repository of its glorious legacy. The Yuge Yugeen Bharat National Museum will undoubtedly become a source of inspiration for generations to come, beckoning visitors from around the world.
According to outlookindia